Uguru is proud to inform you that the album Lina_ Raül Refree, released internationally in January 2020 by Glitterbeat Records, won the first edition of the Carlos do Carmo Award. This award adds to a huge list of international distinctions that the duo has been collecting since the release of the first album in January 2020.
_Winner of the Carlos do Carmo Award
_ # 1 in the World Music Charts Europe, “Disc of the year 2020
_Voted one of the 5 best records of 2020, Le Monde (Patrick Labesse)
_#1 “Best Portuguese albums 2020”, No Sólo Fado
_Winner of the Preis Der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik – German Critics Award
_Winner of Prix de L’Académie Charles Cros (France) – Coup de Coeur 2020
_Nominated for Les Victoires du Jazz 2020 (France)
_#TOP10 Transglobal Music Charts for 4 consecutive months (Feb-May 2020)
_Videoclip “Cuidei que Tinha Morrido” finalist for One Screen Short Film Festival – New York 2020
The Carlos do Carmo Award was instituted by SPA as a way of honouring the interpreter who died in January this year, a member of this institution since 1997. The jury responsible for the evaluation of the works in the area of Fado for 2020, presided by António Vitorino D’Almeida and formed by Rui Vieira Nery, Paulo de Carvalho, Tozé Brito and Tiago Torres da Silva, attributed the first edition of the Prize to the project of Lina, exceptional singer, resident fadista of Clube de Fado and author of two albums, and of the Catalan Raül Refree, one of the most renowned producers of today.
The award ceremony will take place on 25 May during the celebrations of the Portuguese Author’s Day.